قَالُواْ تَٱللَّهِ لَقَدۡ ءَاثَرَكَ ٱللَّهُ عَلَيۡنَا وَإِن كُنَّا لَخَٰطِـِٔينَ
They said: "By Allah! indeed has Allah preferred thee above us, and we certainly have been guilty of sin!"<br/>
They said, 'By God, truly God has preferred you over us, with kingship and in other ways, and indeed we (wa-in: in is softened, in other words [it is understood as] innaa, 'indeed we') have been erring', sinful towards you and treated you disgracefully.